On Tuesday, the dollar struggled to find buyers as the market mood improved

The dollar struggled to find demand on Tuesday as market sentiment improved, but the benchmark 10-year US Treasury bond yield recaptured 3% early Wednesday, allowing the currency to remain reasonably resilient against its peers. Eurostat will publish the euro area’s first-quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers. Later in the day, a 10-year US Treasury note […]

Rupee falls to a new intraday low, but recovers when RBI intervenes

The rupee struck a new intra-day low on Thursday, breaching the 77.5/$ barrier, as the US dollar strengthened, before the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) intervened to aid minimise its losses.The rupee finished the day at 77.43 per dollar, down 18 paise or 0.24 percent from its previous close of 77.24 per dollar. “As the […]

To protect the rupee, the RBI may be cautious about spending FX reserves

When the Federal Reserve tightens, the Reserve Bank of India tries to defend its currency once more. Analysts expect it to launch a more limited defense this time, geared at fighting off the worst of speculative attacks rather than drawing a line in the sand when global capital flows are shifting and the Fed is […]

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) may go for a hike of up to 0.25 per cent in the reverse repo rate at which the RBI absorbs excess liquidity and leave the repo rate at which it lends, to narrow the policy rate corridor, a British brokerage said on Thursday. “Growth concerns amid spread of the […]

RBI rejects Religare Finvest’s proposal to rename itself

The Reserve Bank of India rejected Religare Finvest Ltd’s proposal to rename itself Care Financial Services and declined to new management status to the existing management – a move that would derail debt restructuring of the finance company, said people aware of the matter. As per the RBI’s regulations, lenders cannot restructure loans of borrowers […]